Okay, I can be geeky about some things, so please bear with me. I was reading WormSpit's blog, and he has posted a link to this very cool video of Fiorenzo Omenetto, a materials researcher, talking about some of the incredible potential uses for silk proteins. I don't want give any inaccurate information, so please do spend about 10 minutes to watch the video. I was amazed, fascinated, and intrigued.
Sadly, I won't have anymore Hummingbird nestling updates, a few days or nights after I took the last picture, something raided the nest. pooh.
I don't have any updated sock pictures, but I have one for spinning. The brilliantly dyed BFL that I was spinning back in this post is now plied with 2 strands of black alpaca and looks like this: